Technology en What’s Ahead: Industry experts and SN editors make 2015 predictions <div class="node-body article-body">For our 2015 predictions, we tapped two groups of people who know the industry inside and out: our incomparable IdeaXchange Xperts — from SN’s idea-sharing platform for expert contributors — and our own editors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Retail & Financial Technology Marketing Online Retail Private Label Pharmacy Online Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:00:00 +0000 499741 at Year in Review: Wellness, digital mark 2014 grocery <div class="node-body article-body">It was a year when organics went mainstream, Market Basket went viral, Whole Foods went bargain, and more attention went toward Internet grocery shopping since Webvan’s IPO. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Retail & Financial Beverage Technology Meals Produce Center Store Private Label Speciality Health & Wellness Albertsons Aldi AmazonFresh Anthony Hucker Asda Bottom Dollar Food C&S Wholesale Grocers Demoulas Market Basket Dollar General Dollar Tree Family Dollar Stores Greg Foran Jack Murphy Jason Hart John Clougher Karl V. 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Pat Brown Rodney McMullen Safeway Tom Lenkevich Wal-Mart Stores Whole Foods Market Online 2014 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:00:00 +0000 499491 at Improved security solutions coming down the pipeline <div class="node-body article-body">Retailers already go to great lengths to prevent data breaches, but effective merchant solutions are on the horizon that will put hackers out of business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:34:00 +0000 499361 at A truly shopper-centric 2015: Retailers create personalized food portals <div class="node-body article-body">In 2015, a few leading food retailers will succeed in combining the one-on-one capability of loyalty marketing programs with the 24/7 functionality of mobile apps to create personalized food portals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Consumer Trends Technology Online Retail Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:52:00 +0000 498771 at Wearable tech startup to get trial with Kroger app <div class="node-body link-body">An Over-the-Rhine startup called Strap will triple in size to 12 employees and develop a pilot project for the Kroger Co. after landing a $1.25 million seed investment from CincyTech and more than a half-dozen other investors, according to 9 WCPO Cincinnati.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Recommended Reading Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:57:00 +0000 497601 at Bi-Lo, Associated Food Stores accept Apple Pay <div class="node-body article-body">Bi-Lo Holdings, parent company of Bi-Lo, Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores, will support Apple Pay mobile payments across its eight-state operating area. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Latest News Technology Associated Food Stores Bi-Lo Winn-Dixie Stores Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:54:00 +0000 496851 at Avoid getting left in the digital dust <div class="node-body article-body">What keeps me up at night is the thought that food retailers are losing touch with their customers and don’t know it. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Marketing Online Retail Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:27:00 +0000 496601 at The Friday Five: New school vs. old school <div class="node-body blog-body">In this edition, we look at a few ways retailers are testing the boundaries of the traditional supermarket and a couple of arguments for keeping the food shopping experience old school. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SN Social Technology Food Lion Loblaw Cos. Peapod SN Social Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:00:00 +0000 496511 at Why technology will never replace people <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s true that technology has replaced a number of jobs in the U.S. workforce. But how much can technology really replace the human element in a service/people driven business?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Voices Technology Industry Voices Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:44:00 +0000 496311 at Time to start managing specifics instead of averages <div class="node-body article-body">A new survey will identify which of 12 specific merchandising and operating opportunities using big data to improve performance has the greatest near-term potential and which are easiest/most difficult to execute.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology 2014 Fri, 07 Nov 2014 22:15:00 +0000 496061 at